Advanced Practice Midwifery Course - November 2016

ADVANCED PRACTICE MIDWIFERY COURSE

BLENDING ART & SCIENCE; BALANCING SAFE & SACRED

A PARTICIPANT-DESIGNED COURSE TO FURTHER THE EDUCATION OF THE INDEPENDENT MIDWIFE IN BOTH CLINICAL PRACTICE AND BUSINESS SKILLS 

Host this AP training in your area and custom design a workshop that meets your community's need for skills advancement. Choose from two paths of study; Business or Clinical Skills during 2 to 5 days of work/skillshop from topics listed below. 

BUSINESS SKILLS TOPICS (6 HOURS) 

 

  • Brainstorm your ideal practice model and structure
  • Develop knowledge of legal responsibility of business ownership, including: city, county, state, and federal laws, the required inspections, and needed business and professional licenses
  • Create successful marketing strategies, advertising options, and discuss public relations in your area
  • Define and discuss budgeting, software and equipment purchases and successful strategic planning
  • Discuss several successful staffing/student structures
  • Discover pros and cons of an in-house vs out-source billing
  • Understand the roles of allied business professionals

CLINICAL PRACTICE TOPICS 

  • Venipuncture practice with phlebotomy skills & IV placement and administration (4 hours)
  • Post dates diagnosis, non-pharmaceutical cervical ripening & labor induction including herbs, oils, homeopathics, natural prostaglandins & oxytocin release, and bulb foley placement (1.5 hours)
  • Internal fetal head positioning and re-positioning & cervical lip diagnosis & treatment (1 hour)
  • Advanced fetal monitoring, out-of-hospital NST & fluid assessment (1 hour)
  • Twins, breech, and external version techniques (1 hour)
  • Shoulder dystocia prevention and management with hands on mannequin practice and role plays (2 hours)
  • Preventing tears, performing episiotomy, and repairing lacerations including labial, clitoral hood & 3rd degree extensions (4 hours)
  • Hemorrhage diagnosis & treatment, estimated blood loss and urinary catheter placement (1 hour)
  • Newborn latch & mouth assessment, identifying and treating thrush & identifying and treating tongue and lip tie (1 hour)

TAUGHT BY AUGUSTINE COLEBROOK, CPM, LM

BIG ISLAND, HI 

Nov 4, 5, & 6

Confirmed

KAUAI, HI 

Nov 11 & 12

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